Ingrid E. Schneider, PhD, is a Professor in
the Department Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota. Schneider teaches
and does research in the human dimensions of natural resources with a focus on
outdoor recreation and nature-based consumer perceptions of stress-coping,
constraints and diversity and how they impact the experiences. She served as editor of the Journal of Leisure Research, associate editor of several other journals, and was nominated as a Fellow to the
Academy of Leisure Sciences in 2012.
co-edits ‘Diversity & the Recreation Profession: Organizational
Perspectives’ in its 4th edition. She served as Director of the
University of Minnesota’s Tourism Center for more than a decade, an Associate
Professor at Arizona State University, and Research Manager for Sonifi
(previously Lodgenet). Schneider has applied experiences as an outdoor
recreation planner at state and federal levels, as well as in commercial
recreation. Schneider has a B.S and M.S. from the University of Minnesota and
PhD from Clemson University.